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Bow Types

Barebow

A recurve bow without a sight or stabilisers. The rules for a barebow are defined in the AGB's Rules of Shooting.

Compound Bow

The most advance and accurate type of bow available. It uses cams to reduce the holding weight of the bow and various accessories to increase accuracy. The rules for a compound are defined in the AGB's Rules of Shooting.

Longbow

This is the most basic form of bow. The rules for a longbow are defined in the AGB's Rules of Shooting.

Recurve

A recurve bow is a bow with limbs that curve away from the archer. This is the type of bow shot by most archers and is shot in the olympics. The rules for a recurve are defined in the AGB's Rules of Shooting.

Rules of Shooting

This document is the official set of Archery GB rules. They define how archery is shoot while maintaining safety.